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Mark Steel's In Town

Mark Steel's In Town

  • Radio stand-up
  • BBC Radio 4
  • 2009 - 2021
  • 61 episodes (11 series)

Mark Steel visits a town in Britain and investigates its society & history before performing a bespoke stand-up show for locals.

  • 2022-08-22

Video clips

Mark Steel and a dog called Murphy play pool

Whilst out in a pub researching for the show, Mark Steel ended up playing a game of pool with a dog.

Why is Fleetwood so unlucky?

Mark talks to local historian, Dick Gillingham about the peaks and troughs of the town's history.

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A cure for all life's ills?

Mark discovers just how useful one of the Fleetwood's principle exports - the trusty Fisherman's Friend - can be... other lozenges are, of course, available.

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The secret of Tram Sunday? No trams...

Mark Steel gets to grips with transport in the Lancashire town of Fleetwood.

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Ottery St. Mary

Mark struggles to adjust to the laid-back way of living in Ottery.

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Mark Steel in Leith

To celebrate the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2012, Mark Steel visits the Scottish capital's infamous suburb - Leith.

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